Articles tagged with: Christian

Proverbs 31: A model for today's woman

UCGia Bible Insights August 12 2021

Proverbs 31: A model for today's woman

The advice in the 31st chapter of the book of Proverbs is just as relevant for women today as it was when it was first written.
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The power of forgiveness

UCGia Bible Insights July 8 2021

The power of forgiveness

Are you suffering guilt over what you’ve done in the past, or holding on to resentment for what others have done to you?
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That you love one another
Many lessons can be learned from Jesus' act of washing His disciple's feet.

UCGia Bible Insights March 25 2021

That you love one another

Being a disciple of Jesus Christ isn’t a position of power and authority. It is a life of willing service.
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Following God in a selfie-centred world

UCGia Bible Insights February 4 2021

Following God in a selfie-centred world

The author highlights two negative effects technology and the Internet can have on our values and walk with God.
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The Christian marathon

UCGia Bible Insights July 9 2020

The Christian marathon

The marathon race for eternal life requires perseverance and a determination not to quit.
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What about alcohol and drugs?

UCGia Bible Insights May 7 2020

What about alcohol and drugs?

Biblical principles reveal the approach we should take in order to cope with the modern-day issues of alcohol and illegal drugs.
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Is your life in sync with God?

UCGia Bible Insights March 26 2020

Is your life in sync with God?

God is concerned about how we spend our time. It is the substance of life and once spent it is gone forever.
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Judging yourself

UCG-A Bible Insights March 12 2020

Judging yourself

Pastor Bruce Dean, points out that when we judge others we can avoid focussing on our own faults and weaknesses.
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What happens to me when I die?

UCGia Bible Insights February 13 2020

What happens to me when I die?

Dying is an inevitable part of human life. The Bible reveals God's plan for all humanity that has ever lived, but it may not coincide with what you have been taught.
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From Sabbath to Sunday: Why the change?

UCGia Bible Insights August 5 2021

From Sabbath to Sunday: Why the change?

When did Sunday, the first day of the week, come to be seen as a substitute for the seventh-day Sabbath commanded in Scripture?
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The fear of God: Seven attributes

UCGia Bible Insights June 24 2021

The fear of God: Seven attributes

The fear of God is mentioned over 300 times in the Bible, and Christians are exhorted to manifest this attitude in their everyday lives.
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What is a true Christian?

UCGia Bible Insights March 11 2021

What is a true Christian?

Biblical instruction shows becoming a true follower of Jesus Christ involves more than most people realise.
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Gentleness: The mark of a Christian
The followers of Jesus should shine forth as lights in the world by emulating the gentleness of Christ in word and deed.

UCGia Bible Insights September 24 2020

Gentleness: The mark of a Christian

Galatians 5:22 lists 'gentleness' as one of the fruits of God's Spirit, but how is this characteristic manifested in the life of a Christian?
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Grace, works and obedience

UCGia Bible Insights May 28 2020

Grace, works and obedience

Christ's exhortation of Christians to produce fruit and obey God does not mean we somehow earn our salvation.
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Esteeming others

UCGia Bible Insights April 30 2020

Esteeming others

Learning to love our neighbour and esteem others is central to Christian development and growing closer to God.
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Good enough

UCG-A Bible Insights March 19 2020

Good enough

God's measure of our success and spiritual growth may be very different from how we see ourselves.

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Approaching God in prayer

UCG-A Bible Insights March 5 2020

Approaching God in prayer

Getting to know God as our Father and developing a close relationship with Him in prayer is vital to our Christian growth.
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Shocking teachings of Jesus: False Christs

UCGia Bible Insights July 29 2021

Shocking teachings of Jesus: False Christs

Jesus Christ prophesied religious impostors would deceive the vast majority of people before His second coming.
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The irrelevant commandments

UCGia Bible Insights June 17 2021

The irrelevant commandments

Our Creator revealed the best way to live, with the 10 Commandments showing us how to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life.
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God's law and the Christian perspective

UCGia Bible Insights February 11 2021

God's law and the Christian perspective

Since the Protestant reformation the ten commandments have come to be regarded as optional by many Christians.
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Small things can make a big difference

UCGia Bible Insights August 27 2020

Small things can make a big difference

Throughout the Bible we are admonished to help others. No act of service, no matter how small, is overlooked by God.
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Dating doesn't have to break your heart

UCGia Bible Insights May 21 2020

Dating doesn't have to break your heart

Many modern-day dating practices do not conform with biblical instructions about getting to know the opposite sex and preparing for marriage.
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The barren fig tree

UCGia April 23 2020

The barren fig tree

A parable about an unproductive fig tree can instruct us about the decisions we make, and how we live our lives in the 21st century.
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Christianity isn’t for wimps

UCGia Bible Insights March 19 2020

Christianity isn’t for wimps

Most people today think being a Christian is easy, but the surprising truth is that real Christianity can be challenging and difficult.

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Character traits God loves and hates

UCGia Bible Insights February 20 2020

Character traits God loves and hates

The book of Proverbs is very clear about the human character traits of which God approves and disapproves.
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